The Human Resource Management major develops the knowledge and skills necessary for management of the human resource function within an organization. Students develop interpersonal as well as technical skills in areas such as employment practices, staffing, compensation and benefits, training, and change management.
Program Learning Outcomes
Student learning outcomes for this major include the ability to:
- Demonstrate effective writing, public speaking, and interpersonal communication skills;
- Apply business management skills that successfully create a diverse workforce to achieve organizational goals;
- Recognize, clarify and apply important federal and state legislation, case law decisions, and executive orders that affect the employment relationship;
- Analyze a compensation plan that identifies and describes plan objectives, salary structure and fringe benefits;
- Identify organizational needs for safety plans in multiple areas governed by OSHA related to employee health, safety, and security;
- Engage management techniques that integrate employee and organizational development with leadership;
- Organize strategies for the recruitment, selection, training, retention, and development of employees;
- Gain an understanding of the elements of strategic planning for workforce and human resource development;
- Identify and describe the elements of servant leadership which apply to the work of the human resource professional.